New international students get first taste of life at Chapman Bicky and Gurpreet Singh open home in traditional welcome

October 24, 2016 by | Campus Life

Everyone’s definition of comfort food varies – a traditional stew, a certain rice dish, a special sweet — but a warm welcome translates in any language. Chapman University is home away from home to 533 international students from more than 60 countries, and about 60 new and returning students from around the world gathered at the

Vasquez mural to be featured in Getty’s 2017 Pacific Standard Time

October 21, 2016 by | Arts and Culture

A 37-year-old mural on the side of a Chapman University-owned apartment building on North Cypress Street — now restored under Chapman’s auspices, and considered a masterwork by a revered local artist and a treasured record of local Latino heritage — will be part of The Getty Center’s popular Pacific Standard Time Southern-California-wide exhibition next year.

Chapman swag: Don’t leave home without it A University pennant helps solve a mystery that starts in a Yellowstone river and ends with recovered pictures

October 19, 2016 by | Uncategorized

Here’s a fun story about two sisters, two brothers, a water-logged camera and some tidy little detective work that snakes its way back to Chapman. Oh, and the story comes with a moral: Never doubt the mystery-solving power of Chapman swag. Let’s start with the moment of discovery. Brothers Scott and Randy Marrett, Ph.D., a

Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences opens new Center of Excellence in Biopsychosocial Approaches to Health

October 19, 2016 by | Science and Health

Chapman University continues its commitment to health science by opening a new Center of Excellence in Biopsychosocial Approaches to Health (CEBAH). CEBAH is the first Center of Excellence in Chapman’s two-year-old Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences; and embraces an interdisciplinary approach to understanding health and well-being across the lifespan. “The unifying focus of

Reports of cyber-bullying prompt an outpouring of love for Leslie Jones

October 17, 2016 by | Campus Life

As a former basketball player at Chapman University, Saturday Night Live actress Leslie Jones (Class of ’89) knows all about the rough and tumble of competitive sports. But nothing could have prepared her for the viciousness she faced just for starring in the female-cast reboot of the classic comedy Ghostbusters. Internet trolls attacked the idea

Doti uses Hilbert Museum paintings to illustrate points for his statistics class

October 16, 2016 by | Campus Life

President Emeritus Jim Doti, settling into his new/old position as a professor in the Argyros School of Business and Economics, continues to cross-pollinate academic disciplines as he innovates elements of education.  For one of his Introductory Business Statistics (MGSC 209) evening classes in early October, he borrowed two paintings by Orange County-based artist George James